Atompub for Plone?
sgillies at frii.com
Wed Aug 15 20:36:54 UTC 2007
I'm not a bad programmer, but I think we might all be better off if Ian
Bicking implemented Atompub for Zope ;) I hadn't seen amplee (written by
a 49'ers fan, I guess?), will take a look.
Tom Lazar wrote:
> seems like we've got ourselves an ally ;-)
> perhaps we can use some of that...
> on another note: i'm currently still busy working on my current
> non-profit-just-for-fun project (a grok-based bittorrent client), so i
> won't be able to invest much actual coding time for this right now, but
> i think it would be a good idea to go ahead with the interface
> specification and discuss that here: perhaps you could go ahead and
> start with your proposed IMember / ICollection / IService etc.?
> another thing to look at is amplee which already offers a storage
> implementation for ZODB.
> my own approach would be to 'hook up amplee with zope3', create z3
> interfaces for its classes (member, slug, collection etc.) -- either by
> adopting their existing signature 1:1 or by writing some light-weight
> how's that sound to y'all?
>  http://trac.defuze.org/wiki/amplee
> On 06.08.2007, at 20:03, Sean Gillies wrote:
>> Have you seen Pete Lacey's appfs? Mounts an Atompub service on your
>> filesystem, which would seem to be ideal for blogging. This
>> demonstrates Atompub's potential as much as anything I've seen.
>> The interfaces seem obvious: IMember (with derived IEntry/IMedia),
>> ICollection, IService. So do the analogies to IContainer and
>> IContained. The Zope 3 publisher already supports HTTP PUT and DELETE,
>> does it not? It looks to me like the media/linking part of the
>> protocol and cataloging is where most of the complexity lies.
>> Unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to make it to the conference
>> this year :(
>> Tom Lazar wrote:
>>> hi guys,
>>> i am indeed very interesting in implementing atompub for zope and
>>> plone. i've even had the chance to meet tim bray a few weeks ago, one
>>> of the authors and evangelists of the protocol and he had some
>>> convincing arguments why atompub will be pretty important.
>>> as die-hard plonista/zopista i'd like to see zope and plone play a
>>> leading role in spreading and supporting this protocol.
>>> IMNSHO the tricky part will be the design and architecture of how to
>>> make this generic. the actual atom implementation itself is rather
>>> straight forward. this is probably the biggest reason why i haven't
>>> started out yet in earnest. perhaps we can discuss the design of such
>>> an implementation here (if that's on-topic enough) and then get some
>>> advice from some of the zope gurus.
>>> this would also make a nice lighning-talk / BOF topic for the
>>> upcoming conference (where all the experts can be cornered in a pub
>>> and bribed with beer!)
>>> so, sean, if you got anything in particular in mind, go ahead and
>>> shoot ;-)
>>> @tim: thanks for cc:ing me... i had 212 unread messages on the list,
>>> but i'll keep following from now on again...
>>> On 06.08.2007, at 17:24, Tim Hicks wrote:
>>>> Sean Gillies wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> Is anyone interested in collaborating on, or already working on, an
>>>>> Atompub implementation?
>>>>> I've got a toy service at http://zcologia.com/hammock/index.atom and
>>>>> would like to do such a thing for Zope and Plone. My specific use case
>>>>> is for geography or GIS (sketched out at
>>>>> ), but I'm sure there's a lot of common ground that would be better
>>>>> served by a general purpose package.
>>>> Hi Sean,
>>>> I don't have the time or inclination to work on this myself, but I know
>>>> that Tom Lazar is very interested (cc'd in case he's not on this list).
>>>> As part of my SoC project, I've been working on remote blogging (which
>>>> Atom Publishing is an example of, if I'm not mistaken). I have a
>>>> package in the collective that is intended to hold interfaces and
>>>> implementations for these sorts of things, and currently has that for
>>>> Maybe that's of interest to you.
>>> Tom Lazar
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